12 mn read Cerebral Localization: Definition 1. “Mapping of the cerebral cortex into areas, and the correlation of these areas with cerebral function” 2. “Diagnosis of the location of a brain lesion in the cerebrum, done either by Signs and symptoms manifested […]Continue reading "Cerebral Localization in Neurosurgery- Pre and Intraoperative techniques"
7 mn read Slide Text Journal Club Presentation Background ● Intracranial bleeding is common after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and increases head injury-related death and disability ● Intracranial bleeding after traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause brain herniation and death. ● Tranexamic acid reduces bleeding by inhibiting the enzymatic breakdown of fibrin blood clots (fibrinolysis) ● This trial […]Continue reading "Journal Club: Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial"
11 mn read Slide Outline Introduction Vertebra compression fracture (VCF) is the reduction in the height of the individual vertebral by 20% or 4 mm more than 700,000 pathologic vertebral body compression fractures reported annually with thoracic and lumbar locations being the most common more than 25% of women older than 65 years sustain vertebral compression fractures. � […]Continue reading "Vertebral Body Augmentation in Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures – Indications and Techniques"
< 1 mn read Induction of apoptosis is either death receptordependent (extrinsic pathway) or independent (intrinsic pathway) The two best understood death receptor pathways are the Fas receptor and death receptor 5 that bind the extracellular Fas ligand and TRAIL, respectively. (MCQ) Cytochrome c is directly involved in the activation of caspase 9, which activates caspase 3, which then […]Continue reading "TUMOR BIOLOGY AND TUMOR MARKERS IMPORTANT MCQ POINTS PPT"
< 1 mn read Subaxial Cervical Spine Trauma: Diagnosis and Management Common cause of disability Most common causes: – RTA, Fall, Penetrating trauma, Sports Highly prone to traumatic injury: Mobile, relatively unprotected, and its high position 60% of all spinal injuries occur in the cervical spine Subaxial cervical spine injuries include: 2/3rd of all cervical fractures 75% of all […]Continue reading "Subaxial Cervical Spine Trauma: Diagnosis and Management"
5 mn read Here is one of my recent presentation on Microsurgical anatomy of Medial Temporal Lobe, hope you find it informative. Synopsis Introduction Temporal Lobe is unique as neocortex, paleocortex and archicortex coexist This makes it preferred site for certain tumors and epilepsy Most common target for resections to treat convulsive disorders Histology Three-layered archicortex (allocortex) hippocampus […]Continue reading "Microsurgical Anatomy of Medial Temporal Lobe"
2 mn read What are various types of Diabetic feet? Following are the 3 types: Neuropathic Foot: Neuropathy dominates. Fissures, bullae, neuropathic joints and edema, digital necrosis. Neuroischemic Foot: Occlusive vascular disease main factor while neuropathy is also present. Rest pain, foot margin ulceration, digital necrosis and gangrene. Non neuroischemic foot: No significant neuropathy or ischemia. Secondary to […]Continue reading "Classification and Grading Systems for Diabetic Foot"
< 1 mn read Atypical Ductal and Lobular Hyperplasia of breast What is the cancer risk for Atypical ductal hyperplasia?What is the cancer risk for Atypical lobular hyperplasia?What is the management if Atypical hyperplasia is found after surgery?What is the management if Atypical hyperplasia is found after core needle biopsy?Continue reading "Atypical Ductal and Lobular Hyperplasia of breast"